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    November 2, 2012
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not as much enthusiasm for the apple ipad mini based on the shorter lines for an apple product release. i'm bob redell. the latest jobs report is out. we will let you know what impact it will have on tuesday's election. get ready for a heat wave. christina loren will tell us where we can expect to see and feel record numbers. the news at 11:00 starts now. good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. we start this morning with breaking news out of san francisco. it has been nothing short of a nightmare commute for muni
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riders. trains back up and running in an half hour. all lines have been shutdown at west portal and embarcadero after reports of a body laying on the tracks. we have christie smith with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, and marla. this was a rough start to the morning commute. trains not running for three hours this morning. within the last 30 minutes, things turned around. about 160,000 commuters use the route each day and half were inconvenienced. emergency trucks lined market street this morning near the montgomery station and downstairs, muni metro riders were turned away. >> they said there was a medical emergency and take another route. >> reporter: what does that do to your morning? >> i have to take the bus. >> reporter: about 7:30 this
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morning, the j-church muni train hit a man in a restricted area. >> the man was walking through the catwalk at embarcadero and montgomery. that's where the contact was made. >> reporter: riders saw this vital station in downtown san francisco shutdown as the medical examiner and police v investigated. b.a.r.t. offered honorable tickets to help out with the ride. >> i could not get on to muni. they said it's closed. >> reporter: what did they tell you to do? >> go upstairs and take the shuttle. i'm not sure. >> reporter: commuters tried their best to sort it out between street cars and the bus. how long have you been looking for the shuttle? >> the last ten minutes. >> reporter: have you seen one
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yet? >> no. >> reporter: a muni spokesperson said they will review security tapes to see how the man got inside the tunnel. he was actually several hundred feet in there. they tell me they will keep running the shuttles for a while until things smooth out. they say for the short-term, to expect delays. reporting live in san francisco, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, christie. the chp is patrolling the streets following the order from governor brown to help increase patrols in high crime areas. so far this year, oakland has 108 homicides. the chp has worked with oakland police before between 2007 and 2010. the program ended because of a lack of funding. this partnership will last for at least three months. marla, that help coming as an oakland community grieves the death of a popular business
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owner. a memorial growing for 53-year-old wilber bartley. officers say bartley was shot and killed wednesday night as he was closing up the shop. he was known for working with customers have trouble paying bills and helped with disadvantaged children. >> if someone could tak his life for money or whatever, we still don't know what it was, that's crazy to me. we need to know. >> police right now still searching for bartley's killer. the city is offering a reward for up to $15,000 for any tips that lead to an arrest. the trial of a san jose principal could go to the jury today. lin endron is on trial for failing to report abuses against
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children. she admitted she knew about parents concerns with the teacher. the teacher was later arrested and charged with committing lewd acts on five children. the man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and tell the jury he has no regrets. nathan burris defending tcharge that he killed two at the san mateo toll plaza. yesterday, he admitted he was the shooter and he said he still feels hatred for the victims. burris will return to the stand on monday. if convicted, he would be eligible for the death penalty. a bay area mother will wait several more weeks to find if a bone fragment belongs to her missing daughter. a lab in arizona is testing the bone to see if it belongs to
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machaela garrett. the fragment was found several weeks ago, but the test results have been delayed. authorities will not say why. hayward police say it could be weeks before the results are back. people are still struggling without power and fuel. the devastation from hurricane sandy continues as the days go by making the road to recovery long and painful. danielle leigh is in atlantic city. >> we need help. >> reporter: cry for help is growing louder this morning. >> something has to be done. >> reporter: parts of staten island is unlivable. >> we are devastated here. >> reporter: across the
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northeast, communities are tied of waiting for help. relief is long and tedious. lines are becoming the new normal for gas, food and every day travel and public transportation. >> walked across the brooklyn bridge. >> reporter: crews promise they are making progress. in atlantic city, tractors pick up the planks from the boardwalk. >> we are ready for the people to come back. >> reporter: new york city is ready to continue traditions, too. not everyone is in favor of holding the marathon. >> someone who has no home is put back out into the street. there is no plan for the city on transitional housing, but a runner from out of town will get that room. >> reporter: many are asking for federal help. >> in the cold and dark. >> reporter: tired of accepting life without the necessities. fema is opening disaster relief
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centers today. they will be needed because a winter storm could be headed this way. i'm danielle leigh, nbc news. >> we will hold a special telethon for nbc. matt lauer will host the event. you can see the telethon right here on nbc bay area. that is at 8:00 tonight. >> they will have aerosmith. great cause. christina loren is here. >> we had to get through the showers earlier in the week and it is cool out there as we had a cold front come through. look at how sunny it is in san francisco. we have beautiful conditions out there right now. you can see for almost ten miles. this is the live picture of the bay bridge. you can vividly see at&t park. home of our san francisco world
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championship giants. temperatures are comfortable. we are in the 50s with all that sunshine and all that warmth from the sun. not really bringing the numbers up just yet. 62 degrees in sunnyvale. close to 60 in san jose. temperatures are only going to climb into the 70s. however, we have a really good-looking warm up shaping up for the weekend. we keep climbing as we get into next week. talking about the potential for records and then the rain returns. a little something for everyone. we will time it out on the seven-day forecast. sounds perfect. >> it is the weekend and you get the extra hour of sleep. >> thanks. see you in a bit. love the sugar. still ahead at 11:00, it is a mad dash to the finish for president obama and governor romney. we will let you know how the candidates are spending the
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final days before the election. we will have analysis coming up. and the apple new ipad mini is drawing a mini crowd. i'm bob redell. i'll take you live to los gatos coming up.
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moving to decision 2012. the sprint to the finish. we are looking at the campaign schedules for president obama and governor romney from now until election day. they are making a mad dash seeking swing state votes. we have tracie potts tracking it all from washington. >> reporter: new this morning, the nation's unemployment rate is 7.9%, up slightly from a month ago as expected although 171,000 jobs were created in october, plus 134,000 not originally reported in september. >> this is a great report. >> it is consistent with the consumer confidence numbers.
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it illustrates the break we have seen. consumers have been saying we have more jobs and we're feeling better. >> reporter: both candidates land in ohio today. so far here is the travel schedule. governor romney visits seven states, including a rally in ohio with 100 supporters and politicians and celebrities. in virginia, a make up from hurricane sandy. >> he was the other day talking about saving characters on "sesame street" and playing word game was my name. >> reporter: president obama also visits seven states between now and election day with a focus on ohio. his must-win state. he'll be there every day between now and the election making his closing argument high lighting higher home prices and overseas.
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>> al qaeda has been decimated. osama bin laden is dead. so we've made real progress these past four years. >> reporter: how will it shake out on tuesday? >> i think romney has a 50/50 chance to win the popular vote. >> reporter: a possible split verdict from a nation already deeply divided. anxious to end this very long campaign. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >> thank you. scott mcgrew has the latest on the numbers. >> the obama administration will seek to the gains and the romney will look at the unemployment. 171,000 added in the month of october. higher than expected. the other is the household survey. called that because it is arr e
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arrived at a set of phone calls stating, "are you working?" that is up from 7.8% in september. where the romney campaign will have traction is not that change month to month. it is comparing the unemployment rate now from when mr. obama took office. 7.8% on the day he took office and 7.9% now. that is literally no change over four years. president obama took office, really, at the worst possible moment in the economic crisis. the details tend to get lost in the political race. thanks, scott. new this morning, the wait is over. the ipad mini hits store shelves this morning and people camped out for the new ipadre lea rele but not as many in the past.
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bob redell has more. >> reporter: about 50 people lined up in front of the apple store in los gatos this morning. a smaller line than the ones that have gone down the block for previous product releases. why is there not as much excitement? >> because the other tablets are available. you have the kindle and the google. >> reporter: comparable and a $329 price tag for the mini. when the doors opened at 8:00 this morning, price didn't seem to matter. the cash came out in wads. >> i have been waiting for so long to get one and everyone says get a kindle. it doesn't have the same abilities. >> reporter: the mini is half the weight of an ipad and can fit in the palm of your hand. it doesn't understand why israel had his hands full with both. >> travel size. >> reporter: travel size? why not pick?
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>> i don't know. can't decide. >> reporter: have you decided who you are voting for yet? >> no. >> reporter: do you have one for each hand? >> yes. >> reporter: the ipad mini will fit in the pockets of some pants and jackets. that is how i was able to get mine out of the store without anyone seeing. i kid. if you are at home right now and you hear they still have these available and you don't have to wait in line, you say i did not need to do the pre-order. we talked to the store, you have to accept delivery on the pre-order before you get this one. jon and marla. >> good to know that bob redell is wearing his big boy pants.
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let's check in with christina loren and the forecast. >> let's look at the coliseum where the raiders will play on sunday. tampa bay flying into town. the weather will be nicer in oakland than tampa, florida. it will be really, really nice around here. great fall weekend shaping up for the outdoor activities. 59 degrees in san francisco right now. in the upper 50s still with full sunshine in san jose. 62 in sunnyvale. as we head through the afternoon, we will climb an additional 10 degrees. low pressure drove a cold front in the area. temperatures with comfortable. 73 in livermore. 72 for gilroy. 68 in san jose. 67 in oakland and san francisco. let's talk about the raiders forecast. 1:00 p.m., 72 degrees. 72 is room temperature. that is perfection. by 2:00 p.m., holding on the to
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the 72-degree mark. we will see sunshine for the second half of the day. we get into the weekend and temperature into the upper 70s and tomorrow, low 70s. super tuesday, 85 degrees inland. 78 bay side. 75 degrees at the coast. if you wanted to, you could hit the beach. really good-looking warm up shaping up for us. your new sunrise time is 6:36. that is safer for commuters. wednesday, things change again. we increase cloud cover on wednesday expecting showers. a significant batch as we head thursday into friday of next week. have a great weekend. back over to you. thanks. love it. >> it will be nice to cast your vote. >> get out and today that. there was orange and black confetti flying in enemy
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territory on "the tonight show" after a couple of giants from the world series. and a silver and blackout? what they hope the fans will help them avoid on sunday. [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits.
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r2d2 may help children learn to read. earlier this week, lucas sold his company to disney for $4 billion. a representative for lucasfilm says the foundation will support charities that focus and revolve around education. cal will host its first friday night football game at memorial stadium. the city of berkeley is telling people to take public transit. several streets will be closed as of 3:00 today. the same closures during saturday's game. most people are on the road overall. there will be free shuttles from the rock bridge b.a.r.t. station. cal is playing the washington huskies. the oakland raiders asking fans to help the team and help themselves. the team needs to sell 85% of its tickets of home games to
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ensure there is no tv blackout. the team is more than 10,000 tickets short of the goal this morning. the nfl is giving them one extra day for the extension. if they don't reach the goal, the game will not be televised. this would be the first game to be blacked out in two seasons. when we come back, sergio romo hosts late night and where you can meet angel pagan. >> huge news.
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in 2010, it was brian wilson and tim lincecum who worked the talk show circuit. the giants know along with the world series title comes rock star status. >> welcome sergio romo and barry zito. >> greeted by a stand ovation by
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"the tonight show." there is barry zito facing six elimination games on the way to the world title. >> unbelievable to be part of it. our team, what we did, unreal. we were one game away from going home. not one of my teammates was ready to go home. what a ride. >> of course, leno asked him about the romo bomb where he sneaks up behind a reporter in the dugout. there you go. >> you have to do this story. >> giants fans, you have a chance to salute angel pagan tomorrow morning. he will be at the macy's men's store at 11:00 a.m. he will meet with fans and signing autographs. i think i'm going to have to be there. >> the enthusiasm in your voice. she is flushed right now. >> have a great weekend. >> love him.
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